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    antique dutch marquetry walnut seven drawer chest c.1800 early 19th c

    Antique Antique Dutch Marquetry Walnut Seven Drawer Chest c.1800 Early 19th C

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    This is a beautiful antique Dutch marquetry walnut chest of drawers, circa 1800 in date.

     
    It has been accomplished in walnut with exquisite hand-cut marquetry decoration of urns, shells and corner fans typical of the period.
     
    The drawer linings are of solid oak, the handles, locks and escutchons are all original andit has six useful large capacious drawers.
     
    This exceptional piece represents a fantastic example of 18th century Dutch marquetry cabinetry at its very finest.
     

    Condition:
     
    In excellent condition having been beautifully restored in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 165 x Width 109 x Depth 52
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 5 foot, 5 inches x Width 3 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches
     

    Our reference: 04875b
    Marquetry is decorative artistry where pieces of material (such as wood, mother of pearl, pewter, brass silver or shell) of different colors are inserted into surface wood veneer to form intricate patterns such as scrolls or flowers.
     
    Walnut
    The Walnut woods are probably the most recognisable and popular of all the exotic woods, having been used in furniture making for many centuries. Walnut veneer was highly priced and the cost would reflect the ‘fanciness' of the veneer – the more decorative, then the more expensive and desirable.
     
    Figured Walnut and Burr Walnut (often referred to as Burl Walnut) were considered as the most attractive varieties of Walnut. Burr Walnut veneer was taken from the specific part of the tree where ‘growths' sprouting smaller branches and/ or roots would occur. As these ‘growth' areas were limited in both occurrence and size, larger veneers were hard to source and often on bigger furniture (tables, desks, bureaus, cabinets etc), these veneers would have to be carefully joined by matching up the pieces or blending them together.

    Antiques.co.uk Ref: XMTUE7M9X

    Width (cm):
    109
    Height (cm):
    165
    Depth (cm):
    52
    Price: £2,750.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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